Tech & Science Another flying car just had a test flight in Germany

11:46  21 april  2017
11:46  21 april  2017 Source:

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I know, you've heard it all before, and so have I. But this latest flying car prototype at least looks cool.

Larry Page Has Been Secretly Investing in Flying - Car Start-Ups. A startup in Germany is trying to build one. Another day, another promise that flying cars are just over the horizon. A flying car crashed during a test flight in Slovakia on Friday.

Another flying car just had a test flight in Germany © Provided by CNET Another flying car just had a test flight in Germany

It's no roadster from "The Jetsons" or "Back to the Future." But all the same, if a new test vehicle is any indication, we may finally get our wish for a flying car. Well, at least someday.

Meet the Lilium Jet, a funky carlike thing with 36-propellers spread across its wings. Despite its seemingly small design, the company claims it can fly five people nearly 200 miles in an hour, all powered by an electric battery. What's more, it takes off vertically.

Now, we've heard promises of flying cars before, sure. And you should be skeptical. But Wired actually got to see a full-size prototype take off, land and fly a short distance. So, that's a step in the right direction, yes?

It'll still be a while before the future truly arrives. But in the meantime, here's a video from the company, of the prototype's maiden voyage.

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The mom said she was surprised anyone would offer. A mom was extremely grateful after a flight attendant was able to calm down her 4-month-old daughter during a flight. Whitney Poyntz said she was traveling from Palm Springs to Calgary earlier this month when her daughter, Kennedi, awoke on the WestJest flight at the sound of the captain speaking over the intercom.  “Our daughter was asleep when we boarded so we figured it would be an easy peasy flight, man were we wrong,” Poyntz wrote on her post thanking the airline.


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